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,000 in gifts. now the audit says it may violate state and federal laws. $50,000 in expenses may expose the port to tax liabilities. the audit details more than $19,400,000 in questionable port expensions that included a cons-- expenses that included a consered. card spending limits -- concert. card spending limits are too high. management's response, they don't have enough resources for stricter review. >> it is something we take seriously and are not going to close our eyes to. >> reporter: also today they announced the retirement of its director. they have reimbursed the port $5,400 for money spent at strip clubs. one in houston and a second club in minneapolis. it is a strip club and not an inexpensive one. coming up tonight at 6:00 p.m., why receipts we found at a karaoke bar are not part of this report. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the dr
. >>> work at two of the nation's busiest ports is at a standstill as a a strike continues for an eighth day. clerical workers are walking the picket lines at ten terminals at the ports in l.a., and long beach. they've been without a contract now for more than two years. dock workers are refusing to cross their picket lines. president obama and l.a.'s mayor are urging the workers union and the ports to quickly reach an agreement. the mayor says the strike is costing the local economy billions of dollars. >>> in egypt today huge crowds gathered outside the presidential pal toys protest what they say is the government's abuse of power. more than 100,000 egyptians took part in the protest breaking through bashed wire around the palace. a nationwide referendum on the controversial draft constitution is set for december 15. egyptian media will shut down tomorrow to join the protest. >>> nato members agreed today to deploy a patriot anti- missile system in turkey to protect the country against any crossfire from syria. this comes as syrian rebels released a video reportedly showing air attacks by
. -- settling a labor dispute. the workers that port have been without a contract for 16 month. they held a strike last month to protest. the contract will be voted on on wednesday. >>> strike that crippled the port of los angeles long beach is now in its 7th day. they have been working without a contract for 7-1/2 years. the walk out shut down 10-14 terminals, leaving ships stranded off shore unable to load or unload. the main issue is attrition and the loss of jobs. >>> santa's elves got extra muscles from star players on the 49ers. >> randy moss. >> how about that? randy moss and other players all appeared at the target store in san jose. the players teamed up with low income children and helped them go on a christmas shopping spree. they provide housing housing and other help for needy families. >>> our chief meteorologist bill martin has been fending off the question, when is the next rain storm coming? >> it is nothing like what we saw. that is what people are thinking. the last run of storms were a big deal, like 1982, 1988. that series of storms with the final storm. what we have
port from boston to houston. they will walk off on sunday if a deal can't be reached. the association represents more than 14,000 dock workers at 15 ports. a shut down could cost the economy billions of dollars. a mediator has been working with the two sides. a strike is looming with a few days left. >>> a court set aside $200 million in restitution to wells fargo debt card users. the bank illegally manipulated how it processed mumps to max -- purchases to maximize over draft fees. the court sent the case back to the trial court saying the bank violated state law in the way it notified customers. >>> traffic is being rekrauted to -- rerouted. the no awe -- u.s. national oceanic and atmospheric administration approved vessel lane changes. the whale migrate up the california coast. in 2010 20 whales died after colliding with a ship. >>> zoo keepers build a fire every day during the winter for the 160 monkeys. they are not afraid of the flames and love to lay around the fire. zoo keepers use the fire to bake sweet potatoes that are a big hit with them. >>> snowstorms pound the northeast
, anywhere. . >>> union workers at the port of oakland this weekend voted to ratify a four-year contract, ending a nasty labor dispute. the deal comes after more than 500 workers walked off the job in november. deal includes a 2.5% cost of increase for 20 13-2014 and a l3500 signing bonus for each employee. the union says the next step is to present the tentative agreement to the board of port commissioners for approval. >> a preliminary hear willing continue on monday for a san francisco man accused of being a medical impersonator. 49-year-old carlos guzman-garza faces charges including theft of a physician assistant identity and practicing medicine without a license. prosecutors say nine victims have stepped forward with stories about botched procedures allegedly by guzman- garza at his derma clinic. is he accused of illegal performing facelifts as well as lip and buttock augmentations. >>> british police are pushing australian authorities for an investigation into the radio station at heart of that royal prank that apparently led a nurse to committee sued. the death has prompted an a
--. >> i felt six hit the port side of my ship, tore a big hole in there. . >> 94 year old george larson was in the coast forward that day and saw the planes. >> one flew right over me but 200 feet above me. i could count the rifts on the lane. >> 71 years later, larson feelts a bit guilty that he's awarded for is surviving. >> when all of these other guys are getting killed or wounded and here i am, happy go lucky, nothing happened to me. >> after all of this time and after more years of service in world war ii, they hope this will help others to strive for something other than winning a war everybody loses and you're losing the youth of your country the light had been in use for navigation until just after pearl harbor when it was turned off defense i havely, now it is lit just once a year to honor those who were lost. >> that a-attack left more than 24 hundred people dead. the japanese sank or damaged 21 american ships and 188 aircrafts. that prompted the united states to declare war on japan. it was called a day which will live in em frommy. >> the national autobody counsel ho
hour. >>> a dispute over crab prices is keeping fishermen in port but that is not stopping outsiders from cashing in. ktvu's mike mibach is live with what they want. mike? >> reporter: half moon bay, right here in san francisco, ken, 125 boats are tied up tonight, all the captains fighting for a price that was set last month and there is the story of the one rolling his eyes at them i got to worry about myself and i am going fishing. >> the boats are in, the empty pots are stacked. they are on strike. >> we are losing money. we are paying money on the slip. we have deck hands. >> reporter: they agreed to $3 a pound but some say with demand dropping so should the price. at least a quarter. he says demand may be down but so too is supply. >> we are trying to get the same thing we started the season for. we don't want to go back to work for less crabs for less money. >> reporter: he says this here does not make sense. going against the strike. he was in such ah they watched him unload fresh bay area crab he just caught. >> we just thought we would sit here and watch him because it is u
. >>> workers are back on the job at shipping ports in los angeles and long beach. talks are moving once again after a tentative agreement last night in a labor dispute that disrupt it had busy container reports for more than a weekment ten terminals have reopened and workers are unloading more than a dozen ships at the docks or anchored nearby. the dispute started when clerical workers walked out. they say shippers were outsourcing jobs. the union dock workers refeuds cross picket license. >>> it's enough to make your skin crawl. bay area woman said bedbugs invaded her hotel room. >>> and apparently there are just not enough star bucks cafes in this world. the coffee lovers will be very happy to learn that is about to change. the expansion plan that's in the works . >>> it may seem like there's a starbucks pretty much on every corner and now there are about to be even more. starbucks says it plans to open up 1500 new cafes in the united states over the next five years and not just here in the united states. worldwide starbucks says it will have more than 20,000 stores by 2014, many of them in
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